Restrictive copyright laws create legal barriers to using resources for education, research and socio-economic development. This can have significant consequences for people who use libraries in developing and transition economy countries, where the ability to produce and use knowledge is a major factor in development.

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The WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization) Standing Committee on Copyright (...)
EIFL and our partner library consortium in Kenya, the Kenya Libraries and (...)
EIFL took part in the annual WIPO Assemblies from 21-25 September 2020, delivering (...)

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Teresa Hackett, EIFL’s Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager, reports from the (...)
The Internet Governance Forum (IGF), an annual forum that brings together (...)
South Africa’s Copyright Amendment Bill had been sitting on the desk of President (...)
EIFL-IP IN ACTION
Library services in Poland enter the twenty-first (...)
EIFL is working towards an international copyright (...)
EIFL supports the Marrakesh Treaty and its impleme (...)